Statement On the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

On June 4, we honor the heroic protest movement of the Chinese people that ended on June 4, 1989, when the Chinese Communist Party leadership sent tanks into Tiananmen Square to violently repress peaceful demonstrations calling for democracy, human rights, and an end to rampant corruption. The hundreds of thousands of protesters who gathered in …

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018: Czech Republic The United States was founded on the premise that all persons “are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Our Constitution secures these unalienable rights by proclaiming in the First Amendment that “Congress shall make no law respecting …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 22, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek today. The Secretary thanked Foreign Minister Petricek for the Czechs’ service as U.S. Protecting Power in Syria and for continued Czech support in Afghanistan and …

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Secretary Pompeo: Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo German Marshall Fund Brussels, Belgium December 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction.  Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today.  It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance to make a set of remarks about the …

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Secretary Pompeo Congratulates the Czech People on the 100th Anniversary of Independence

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Czech people on the 100th anniversary of your independence. The United States and the Czech Republic share an enduring friendship, a commitment to democratic principles, and a vision of a peaceful and prosperous Europe. Our partnership is old and deep. We …

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